September / October 2017 Issue
- Category: Magazine Issues
- Fabtech 2017 Pre-show Coverage
- Zoom in
- Lighting it up
- Laser welding today
- Matters of material
- Machine of the Month
- Sawing Productivity - September / October 2017 Issue
Fabtech 2017 blows into Chicago’s McCormick Place from Nov. 6 to 9 to wrap up a blustery great! Serving as North America’s largest metalforming, fabricating, welding and finishing event, it is expected to attract more than 50,000 attendees and 1,700 exhibiting companies across more than 750,000 net sq. ft. of exhibit space.
For the flexibility to cut varying material types in a range of thicknesses, zoom focus is a fiber laser technology must
A lighting fixture manufacturer faces a brighter future after investing in an automated laser/punch combo system
A switch to laser welding can save time and money while still producing high-quality welds
Overcoming metal cutting challenges, part 1: Steel and aluminum
The FiberCab FC series is Vytek's newest evolution of advanced, enclosed fiber laser cutting systems with power ranges from 500 W to 6 kW. They offer a level of performance and efficiency that is unprecedented for mid-level laser systems. The new FC series also has the smallest overall footprint in the industry with work areas starting at 2 ft. by 2 ft. through 6 ft. by 12 ft.
When manufacturers implement inventive mindsets, solutions emerge